Study guide's FMed - Courses in English for exchange students, 2019-20 information (E)

General information Instruction Examinations Courses


Course codes include information on the level of course.
xxxxxP, xxxxxY = basic, introductory level courses
xxxxxA = for 2-3 year students, Bachelor level courses
xxxxxS = for 4-5 year students, Master level courses


These courses are available for all exchange students at the Faculty of Medicine:

080928S Biomedical Engineering Research Methods and Seminar, 5 ECTS (autumn)          

080915S Tissue Biomechanics, 5 ECTS (autumn)

041201A Basics in eHealth, 5 ECTS (autumn & spring)

080926A Introduction to Biomedical Imaging Methods, 1-3 ECTS (spring)

090633A Organisation of oral health care in Finland, 1.0 ECTS      

060723A Research Project, 1.0-30.0 ECTS, (anytime)

UniPID Virtual Studies available for all registered students:


Courses for medical exchange students:

061001A Paediatrics, 14 ECTS (autumn)

060704A-01 Orthopaedics and Traumatology 4.5 ECTS, (autumn) (see course description 060704A Surgery)      

060704A-04 Exam of Gastroenterological Surgery, 2.0 ECTS, (autumn and spring) (see course description 060704A Surgery)               

060720A Obesity Minisymposium, 1.2 ECTS (Surgery and Internal Medicine), (autumn)

060709A-01 Cardiology, 3.0 ECTS, (autumn) (see course description 060709A Internal medicine)

060709A-02 Endocrinology, 3.0 ECTS, (autumn) (see course description 060709A Internal medicine)

060709A-04 Exam of Rheumatology, 1.0 ECTS, (autumn and spring) (see course description 060709A Internal medicine)              

060703A Respiratory Medicine, 3.0 ECTS, (autumn)  

060710A Oncology and Radiotherapy, 3.5 ECTS, (autumn)  

060702A Dermatology and Venereology, 3.0 ECTS, (autumn)  

060701A Exam of Anaesthesiology, 1.5 ECTS, (autumn and spring)

060706A Neurosurgery, 3.5 ECTS (spring)

Additionally, medical students are allowed to carry out internships in several specialties: radiology, anaesthesiology, emergency medicine, cardiology (max. 1 week), respiratory medicine (max. 1 week), general internal medicine (max. 1 week), infectious diseases and gastroenterology, haematology, oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, urology, plastic surgery, hand surgery, orthopaedics, traumatology, paediatric surgery, paediatrics, child psychiatry, obstetrics and gynaecology, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, dermatology and venereology. (In your learning agreement, mark down the subspecialties, i.e. cardiothoracic surgery instead of surgery)

There are limited amount of placements in each specialty and the accepted amount of students will vary by specialty. The timing of internships varies too. NOTE! There is no numeric evaluation for internships. Further information may be obtained from International Coordinator Elisa Mejías elisa.mejias(at)


Courses for dental exchange students:

090621A Light curing technique for dental exchange students, 0.2 ECTS (spring)

090619A The principles of endodontics, literature exam, 2.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090634A Dental anxiety, 3.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090622A Dental traumas, tooth transplantations and maxillomandibular fractures, 0.5 ECTS (spring)   

090623A Esthetics in prosthodontics, 0.2 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090632A Glass fibers in periodontal and prosthetic treatment 0.3 ECTS (spring)

090636A Introduction to orthodontics, 3.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090624A Literature exam: Fixed prosthodontics, 2.5 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090625A Literature exam: Prosthetic treatment of edentulous patient, 3.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090626A Literature exam: Stomatognathic physiology part I, 1.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090627A Literature exam: Stomatognathic physiology part II, 2.5 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090633A Organisation of oral health care in Finland, 1.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)      

090620A Pediatric Dentistry for Erasmus Exchange Students 3.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090628A Periodontology: Clinical diagnosis, risk assessment, prognosis and treatment plan, literature exam 1.0 ECTS (spring)

090629A Periodontology: Periodontal therapy, literature exam 1.0 ECTS (spring)

090630A Periodontology: Periodontal surgery, literature exam 1.5 ECTS (spring)

090635A Oral and craniofacial growth and development: genetic, epigenetic, clinical and experimental approach, 1.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090618A Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologyliterature exam 3.0 ECTS (autumn and spring)

090631A Periodontal instrumentation, phantom training 0.3 op (autumn and spring)

090617A Other courses given by the Institute of Dentistry within the Erasmus-project, following our students clinical work (27 hours = 1 ECTS credit) or other dental students during the exchange 0-60 ECTS (autumn and spring)


Courses for exchange students of biomedical engineering

041201A Basics in eHealth, 5.0 ECTS (autumn & spring)

080928S Biomedical Engineering Research Methods and Seminar, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

080927S Connected Health and mHealth, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)          

080920S Diagnostic Imaging, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

080915S Tissue Biomechanics, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

764327A Virtual measurement environments, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

080925A Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineering, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

080916S Biomechanics of Human Movement, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

080922S Microscopy and Spectroscopic Imaging, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

080926A Introduction to Biomedical Imaging Methods, 1.0-3.0 ECTS (spring)

080929S Health Technology and Multimodal Monitoring, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

080917S Project in Biomedical Technology, 5.0-10.0 ECTS (anytime)*

080918S Project in Medical Imaging, 5.0-10.0 ECTS (anytime)*

080919S Project in Health Technology, 5.0-10.0 ECTS (anytime)*

580201A Biomedical Engineering Programming Study, 5.0 ECTS (anytime)*

580202S Biomedical Engineering Project, 5.0-10.0 ECTS (anytime)*

*The student can choose only one project work. Please note that the topic will not be confirmed before the beginning of the semester.


The exchange students of biomedical engineering are able to choose field related courses also from other faculties. Some of the possibilities are listed below.

521273S Biosignal Processing l, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

521124S Sensors and Measuring Techniques, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

521240S Biophotonics and Biomedical Optics, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

521285S Affective Computing, 5.0 ECTS (autumn)

521282S Biosignal Processing 2, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

521093S Biomedical Instrumentation, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

521466S Machine Vision, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

521289S Machine learning, 5.0 ECTS (spring)

521097S Wireless Measurements, 5.0 ECTS (spring)


Courses for exchange students of health sciences

Basic studies of health sciences: 

351203P Introduction to Health Sciences, 5.0 ECTS

351204P Foundations of Philosophy and Research Methods in Health Sciences, 5.0 ECTS

351205P Foundations of Health Care Education, 5.0 ECTS

351206P Health Care Systems in Finland and Inter-professional Networking, 5.0 ECTS

351207P Foundations of Health Care Legislation, 5.0 ECTS

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